Ethiopia

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Ethiopia
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Ethiopia is 90. Of these, 88 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 85 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 41 are institutional, 15 are developing, 19 are vigorous, 8 are in trouble, and 5 are dying.
Official Name
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Population

90,074,000 (2016 census)

Principal Languages
Amharic
Literacy Rate
39% (2015 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Maay, Sudanese Spoken Arabic
General References
Bender, M. 1971, Bender 1976, Bender 1983a, Bender 1989b, Campbell and King 2011, Dimmendaal and Voeltz 2007, Jordan et al 2015
Deaf Population
1,000,000 (2005 Ethiopian National Association of the Deaf)
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Ethiopia is 90. Of these, 88 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 85 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 41 are institutional, 15 are developing, 19 are vigorous, 8 are in trouble, and 5 are dying.
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